A lovely summer daytrip around the Isle of Harris, Scotland

An absolutely spectacular daytrip around the Isle of Harris with a local tour operator covering the best beaches, an introduction to Harris Tweed and a drive down Bays Road and its gorgeous landscapes

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the Ploumanach beach in Brittany

Top 7 Incredibly Beautiful Villages in Europe *

We have been extremely lucky to see a fair amount of (*western) Europe since moving to the UK so we set out to select 7 of the most beautiful villages we've encountered in our European travels. In line with the socio-political climate, the UK is still part of Western Europe 😛 We try to make … Continue reading Top 7 Incredibly Beautiful Villages in Europe *

Sitges daytrip itinerary from Barcelona – European cityhopping Day 2

TICKETS BOUGHT 48 hour Hola Barcelona card Return Rodalies ticket fro Barcelona to Sitges (9 EUR pp) ITINERARY 11:36 AM - 12:10 PM: Travel to Sitges from Barcelona Sants (R2 local train). 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM: Walk around Sitges. Blaze your own trail, we didn't repeat any lane twice and it is so amazing. 1:10 PM … Continue reading Sitges daytrip itinerary from Barcelona – European cityhopping Day 2

Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

New type of post, feedback welcome. Tickets bought 48 hour Hola Barcelona card Itinerary 8:40 AM - 9 AM: Travel from Placa del Centre to Liceu (metro L3) for La Boqueria food market 9 AM - 10 AM: Breakfast, fruit juices & a stroll through the awesome food market. 10 AM - 10:10 AM: Travel from Liceu to … Continue reading Barcelona itinerary – Europe cityhopping Day 1

Camping, hiking & beaches at Arisaig & Isle of Rum, Scotland (Day 23 & 24)

Day 23 of the Great Scotland Camping Trip was a day of moderate travel but high rewards. The day started with a trip from Fort Augustus to Mallaig via Fort William. I really wanted to stay the night at the Invercaimbe campsite in the Back of Keppoch in Arisaig but it was the only campsite … Continue reading Camping, hiking & beaches at Arisaig & Isle of Rum, Scotland (Day 23 & 24)

Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

This post will be the summary of our first Iceland trip lasting 4 days where we did all the first-time tourist things travellers normally do (see Reykjavik, try Icelandic cuisine, do the Golden Circle tour, take another day trip, try to see the northern lights). This post will be full of practical tips & recommendations … Continue reading Iceland first-timer recommendations & practical tips

Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

We had pre-booked a behemoth 16 hour Ice Cave Express day trip around the South Coast of Iceland with Goecco Tours, Reykjavik. It did not come cheap at $385 per person and was a pretty intense day trip but in retrospect, it was worth every $. With the sights we saw, it may even be … Continue reading Iceland’s South Coast – A day of glaciers, black sand and waterfalls (Day 2)

24 hours in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland by public transport (Day 17)

Continuing from the previous post, I had planned to set sail for the Outer Hebrides to spend an entire week beach-combing across Harris and the Uists before sailing back to Oban. However, after a few hours, the weather turned to become very wet, windy & miserable. So I had to turn back after a very … Continue reading 24 hours in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland by public transport (Day 17)

Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Day 5 Destination We hired a scooter to see a bit of inland El Nido namely the white sand Nacpan Beach and the Nagkalit-Kalit waterfalls before returning back to our resort and sipping on cocktails. Wedding anniversary day well spent!! Breakfast of Champions We had three really great food experiences in Philippines and breakfast on … Continue reading Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Key West, USA

Best Time to Visit: Summer, duh. Reasons to Visit: Sun, Sand & Sea: The Florida Keys (named so because they are a coral cay archipelago) are home to some of the best beaches not only in Florida but in the continental USA. Key West is the largest town at the very south an indeed has the Southernmost point … Continue reading Key West, USA